miscode

verb mis·code \ ˌmis-ˈkōd \

Definition of miscode

miscoded; miscoding
: to code (something) incorrectly
  • miscoded the message
  • miscoded medical bills
of a gene : to specify the wrong genetic code
  • miscoded for the wrong protein

miscode

play \ˈmis-ˌkōd\ noun, plural miscodes
    • a genetic miscode
    • miscodes on an expense report

First Known Use of miscode

1948

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